6-Week Online Summer Program
2021 Dates: June 7 – July 16; July 19 – August 27
CAL’s 2021 summer STARTALK program provides training in language assessment through a six-week interactive and engaging online learning experience. For more information, contact Dr. Meg Montee.
The CAL team has created and documented a variety of assessment resources from the CAL STARTALK Performance Assessment Training Program.
We invite you to click on each title below to download the free PDF. The first document in the list below provides information and links to a variety of resources.
Assessment Resources for Instructors of STARTALK Languages
This general document provides information and links to a variety of useful resources, such as guidelines, standards, activities, and online resources.
Information on using student self-assessment in world language classrooms.
Practical Resources and Activities
These four sample assessment tasks for different proficiency levels and languages are each tied to a Can Do statement from the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can Do statements.
- Making Kimchi
(Novice, High School Level)
- Writing a Thank You Letter to Your Host
(Intermediate, Middle School Level)
- Amazon Rainforest Creatures
(Novice, Elementary School Level)
- Childhood Scrapbook
(Advanced Middle/High School Level)